Tag: dancer diary

How Riverdance’s Anna Mai Fitzpatrick Made Her Dreams Come True

Not many people can say they achieved all of their professional dreams by 19 years old, but for Riverdance principal dancer Anna Mai Fitzpatrick, that’s exactly what happened. Fitzpatrick began Irish dancing at her primary school at just 4 years old. A dance teacher came to her class every Friday to teach the basics of […]

Michaela DePrince on the Biggest Turning Point in Her Career

After eight years captivating audiences in the Netherlands at The Dutch National Ballet, Michaela DePrince is now bringing her magnetism to Boston Ballet as a second soloist. But she’s got even bigger plans than simply blessing American audiences with her soaring jumps, expansive lines and pristine technique. As a survivor of the 1991–2002 Sierra Leone […]

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